This year marks the 100th anniversary of the creation of the Royal Air Force, a major milestone for all those with links to the service.
The Battle of Britain Memorial Trust will be playing its part in the celebrations as well as staging a number of local events and commemorations.
More details will be announced on the events below as they become available, but for now, make sure you put the dates in your diaries!
Sunday 1 April
Easter Day Act of Remembrance to mark centenary of the Royal Air Force, 11am
Thursday 5 April
Re-opening of Hunting Lodge following its transformation into a library and resource centre and unveiling of refurbished squadron badges around the base of the National Memorial to the Few. Time to be confirmed, but AM.
Saturday 14 April
Family fun afternoon to welcome the RAF 100 Baton on its tour of RAF-linked sites on the south coast. Details TBC but will include an Act of Remembrance, a photo call witih the Aston Martin carrying the baton and other activities.
Sunday 1 July
Memorial Day, the Trust’s annual commemoration, featuring an Act of Remembrance, flypast,… Read more